dale

noun \ ˈdāl \

Definition of dale

: valley, vale
  • went riding over hill and dale

Examples of dale in a Sentence

  1. the beautiful hills and dales of our county

  2. a hunting lodge in a secluded dale in the country

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Origin and Etymology of dale

Middle English, from Old English dæl; akin to Old High German tal valley, Welsh dôl

dale Synonyms

Synonyms
valley, dene [British], hollow, vale
Related Words
canyon (also cañon), combe (also coombe or coomb) [British], dell, depression, dingle, glen, gorge, gulch, gully (also gulley), kloof [South African], ravine, rift valley; basin, bowl
Near Antonyms
alp, mount, mountain, peak; height, mountaintop, pinnacle, summit; plateau, tableland

Dale

biographical name \ ˈdāl \

Definition of Dale

Sir Henry Hallett 1875–1968 English physiologist

Dale

biographical name

Definition of Dale

Sir Thomas died 1619 English colonial administrator in Virginia

DALE Defined for Kids

dale

noun \ ˈdāl \

Definition of dale for Students

: valley


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